Scored 17 goals and 33 assists with a plus-23 rating in 81 games, marking career highs in each catergory, during his second season with the Islanders...Led the team in plus-minus rating, tied for second in assists and finished third in points and fourth in penalty minutes (47)...Recorded 10 multi-point games, including a career-high, four-point game (1g/3a) on Dec. 31 at Winnipeg...The Islanders were 12-2-2 when he scored a goal...Named a Star of the Game seven times, including three First Star honors...Had a three-point game (1g/2a) on Nov. 21 at Pittsburgh...Had three, four-game point streaks in the second half of the season...Recorded his first career two-goal game on Feb. 16 vs. NY Rangers.
2015 Playoffs: Scored a goal in his Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 1 at Washington on Apr. 15.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft